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Stasinou T et al, 2015: Re: Antiplatelet and Anticoagulative Medication During Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Stasinou T, Bourdoumis A, Masood J.
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust , Exeter, United Kingdom.

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J Endourol. 2015 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print] 

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Hans-Göran Tiselius le vendredi 24 juillet 2015 07:27

This is a valuable comment emphasizing the need of collaboration with cardiologists in order to deal with the treatment of patients taking new generations of anti-platelet agents after coronary surgery or stenting.

That aspirin in doses of 75 mg no longer should be considered a risk factor for bleeding during major surgery and therefore can be continued is in my mind a dangerous advice for patients planned for SWL. It was in a patient who had not stopped aspirin that I noticed the first large subcapsular hematoma in a lithotripter with small and sharp focus.

This is a valuable comment emphasizing the need of collaboration with cardiologists in order to deal with the treatment of patients taking new generations of anti-platelet agents after coronary surgery or stenting. That aspirin in doses of 75 mg no longer should be considered a risk factor for bleeding during major surgery and therefore can be continued is in my mind a dangerous advice for patients planned for SWL. It was in a patient who had not stopped aspirin that I noticed the first large subcapsular hematoma in a lithotripter with small and sharp focus.
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